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What is TEFL?
What exactly is Teaching English as a Foreign Language?

What is TEFL.NET?
About this website, its resources and aims

The Definitive Guide to TEFL
Frequently asked questions about TEFL, TEFL courses and TEFL jobs

TEFL Forums

Discussion and help for TEFL teachers, from teacher-training and jobs to special needs and ELT management

TEFL Teaching Resources

Useful resources for TEFL teachers from free downloads and articles to TEFL FAQs and glossaries, including terminology, teaching methods and links

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Employment-related resources, including job offers, articles and tips

TEFL Jobs Board
Hundreds of job offers for English language teachers. Updated 24/7. Post Job FREE

The Definitive Guide to TEFL Jobs

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TEFL Courses

TEFL/TESOL courses worldwide and online, where you can learn to teach English as a foreign language

ESL Lesson Plans

Ideas and resources to help you animate any class

ESL Worksheets

Ready-made, copyright-free worksheets that you can print and use with classes of all levels

Teacher Training Resources

Articles, advice and other resources on teacher training and career development, including frequently asked questions, course lists and quizzes for teachers

ESL Admin

Practical advice on matters such as setting up a school, staff employment and relations, school resources and marketing

TEFL or TESL?

What do TEFL and TESL mean? TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. TESL stands for Teaching English as a Second Language. TEFL is used when people teach English in a non-English speaking country. TESL is used when people teach English in an English speaking country. Is this important? Not very, for students. But there are some important technical considerations for teachers. See The Definitive Guide to TEFL.

About TEFL.NET
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TEFL Guide
A comprehensive series of Frequently Asked Questions about TEFL

TEFL Links Directory
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New pages on TEFL.NET and EnglishClub

Adverbs List This is a list of common single-word adverbs, showing adverbs of manner, place, time and degree.

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Expressions Quiz: Describing People

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests comprehension of common English expressions used when talking about Describing People.
EnglishClub Vocab Quiz

Expressions Quiz: Interacting

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests comprehension of common English expressions used when talking about Interacting.

EnglishClub Vocab Quiz

Expressions Quiz: Punishment

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests comprehension of common English expressions used when talking about Punishment.

EnglishClub Vocab Quiz

Expressions Quiz: Crime

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests comprehension of common English expressions used when talking about Crime.

EnglishClub Vocab Quiz

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TEFL Downloads
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6 Ways to SHUT UP
Required reading for all teachers

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